Mark Pawsey

Conservative MP for Rugby

@MarkPawsey https://facebook.com/Mark4Rugby

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Mark Pawsey’s voting in Parliament

Mark Pawsey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Mark Pawsey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

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Mark Pawsey has occasionally rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Covid-19: Hospitality Industry 24 Mar 2021

    May I draw the House’s attention to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests? My hon. Friend the Member for North Devon (Selaine Saxby) has eloquently set out the substantial measures that the Government have put in place to support the hospitality industry, but where a sector is affected, there is also a massive impact on its supply chain. Over the past eight months,...
  • Advanced Research and Invention Agency Bill 23 Mar 2021

    As with the mood around the Chamber, I rise to welcome the Bill. In the 1920s, a young pilot officer in RAF wrote a thesis about how planes would be able to achieve longer ranges and higher speeds by flying at higher altitudes, but that they would need a new and different form of propulsion. At that time, they were powered by piston engines and propellers, and he realised that the lower air...
  • Smoke-free Society by 2030 23 Mar 2021

    The Minister has spoken about having a good story to tell. Is not the take-up of vaping in this country a good story? She will know that we have a very active all-party parliamentary group on vaping. We are about to send her a report—it is currently in draft form—relating to the WHO conference of the parties in November. We took evidence and I wonder whether she agrees that the WHO’s...

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Conservative MP for Rugby

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election

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Topics of interest

Mark Pawsey campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Department
  • Department of Health
  • Beverage Containers: Recycling
  • Company Cars: Taxation
  • Funerals: Coronavirus
  • Migrant Workers: EU Nationals
  • Public Data Corporation

Currently held offices

  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (Joint) Committee (19 Feb 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Mar 2021.

1. Employment and earnings
From 1 April 2020, Chairman of the Foodservice Packaging Association, B7 Elmbridge Court, Cheltenham Road East, Gloucester GL3 1JZ. I receive a director's fee of £2,500 per calendar month. Hours: up to 32 hrs per month. (Registered 03 April 2020)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial property in Rugby: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 December 2014)
8. Miscellaneous
Director of the Policy Research Unit, a not-for-profit pooled research service which assists Conservative MPs with their Parliamentary duties. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 05 November 2020)

View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

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